Give Items of Value Warehouse saved nonprofits over $225,000 during special June event

This summer, the United Way Give Items of Value Warehouse has been BURSTING with generous donations from top national retailers and other corporate partners. GIV accepts in-kind donations and offers them at no charge to nonprofits, helping them keep their overhead expenses low so more financial resources can be funneled into programming for clients.

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August 5, 2022|Tags: , |

Get to know…Amy Hawley, Volunteer Center Manager

Describe your role at United Way.

As the Volunteer Center Manager, it is my responsibility to coordinate volunteer activities within the organization. I am also responsible for reaching out to the nonprofit community to help assess and fill their volunteer needs.

Share your career history and how you made your way to United Way.

After graduating from Kansas State University, I began working . . . [Read More]

June 8, 2022|Tags: , |

Grant empowers local students to give back

A Youth Service America (YSA) grant secured last year by college students working at United Way of the Plains and Safe Streets Wichita is now funding 11 service projects led by Wichita Public Schools students.

This YSA grant to fund service and leadership opportunities for area youth is especially meaningful due to the university student leadership administering the . . . [Read More]

January 11, 2022|Tags: , , |

Experience “The Moving Wall” as a Volunteer

By Angie Prather, United Way Vice President of Marketing and Chief Engagement Officer

Few memorials are as moving as those devoted to the men and women who have selflessly served our country in the military. Dedicated in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day of 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is composed of two 200-foot long . . . [Read More]

September 7, 2021|Tags: , |


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